Of Lawyers and Dinosaurs


In the final analysis, lawyers are middlemen; the bridge between an individual or company client and the legal system. The ultimate lesson of the digital revolution, accelerated by the current business crisis, is that middlemen, like dinosaurs, tend to become extinct. Travel agents... stock brokers... librarians... print journalists... these are just a few of the once respected and efficient "middleman" professions that are increasingly endangered by recession and by customers with access to the Internet.

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